From the Dining Car The Recipes and Stories Behind Today"s Greatest Rail Dining Experiences by James D. Porterfield

Cover of: From the Dining Car | James D. Porterfield

Published by St. Martin"s Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Methods - Quantity,
  • Regional & Ethnic - American - General,
  • United States - General,
  • Travel / United States / General,
  • Cooking / Wine,
  • Cookery, American,
  • Dining-car service,
  • Railroads,
  • United States,
  • Travel

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9325628M
ISBN 100312242018
ISBN 109780312242015
OCLC/WorldCa54929913

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